Tagged with The Lord of the Rings

Meeting Sir Ian McKellen

Meeting Sir Ian McKellen

If, as the Mayans had predicted, the world had ended yesterday, I would have been in very good company. After all, it’s not every day that you get to spend the evening with a wizard. He may have even been able to protect us using his staff! Last night, on Friday 21st December, my boyfriend … Continue reading

[Trilogy Thursday] LOTR

[Trilogy Thursday] LOTR

Max and I are back with another edition of Trilogy Thursday. This week we take a look at The Lord of the Rings, which features Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins, Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn and Ian McKellen as Gandalf. As many of you already know, The Lord of the Rings are my favourite film series. I think I saw … Continue reading

24 Reasons Why I Love Films

24 Reasons Why I Love Films

Today, ladies and gents, is my 24th birthday. To celebrate I thought I’d list my 24 favourite things about films. From going to the cinema to my annual The Lord of the Rings marathon, there’s plenty of reasons why films are my passion. Ruth over at Flix Chatter was my inspiration for this post with her ‘59 … Continue reading

My 10 year relationship with… The Lord of the Rings

My 10 year relationship with… The Lord of the Rings

This post was originally written to coincide with Hobbit Day, which is 22nd September. However, I though it’d make the perfect conclusion to my special The Lord of the Rings celebration. Happy reading, everyone! I hoped you enjoyed this mini series all about my beloved trilogy. ————————————————————————————— Happy Hobbit Day, everyone! As many Tolkienites know, … Continue reading

What would your answer be?

Today’s blog post has taken inspiration from one of my favourite websites, TheOneRing.net The website was founded in 1999 by fans of Tolkien for fans of Tolkien. To use their own words, TheOneRing.net continues today in bringing fans the latest news on the beloved figures involved in the making of the wildly popular Lord of … Continue reading

Top 10 Middle-earth Treasures

Top 10 Middle-earth Treasures

Today’s delve into the world of The Lord of the Rings and Middle-earth is all about the wondrous and fantastic items that are featured in Peter Jackson’s trilogy. As always, leave a comment if a different treasure would have made your Top 10. 10 The Crown of Gondor Owned by Aragorn While this treasure doesn’t have a … Continue reading

Recent rumblings from Middle-earth…

If ever I’m in need of cheering up, several things usually work: music, a guilty pleasure like Labyrinth or some comedy clips on YouTube – anything by Michael McIntyre gets me in fits of giggles. For several reasons, the last couple of weeks have been quite difficult. I found a welcome distraction in the form … Continue reading

My 10 Most Iconic Movies Images

My 10 Most Iconic Movies Images

After seeing Nick’s wonderful set of stills in his post ‘My 13 Most Iconic Movie Images‘ over at Anomalous Material, I decided to have a go. They say a picture tells a thousands words and, whenever I see one of these images, it whisks me away and provides a great memory, be it happy, sad … Continue reading